Our Common Future, also known as the Brundtland Report in recognition of former Norwegian Prime Minister Gro Harlem Brundtland’s role as Chair of the World Commission on Environment and Development (WCED), was published in by the United Nations through the Oxford University Press. Report of the World Commission on Environment and Development: Our Common Future – A/42/ Annex – an element of the body of UN Documents for earth. Our Common Future / Brundtland Report () United Nations World Commission on Environment and Development. Related Portals.

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This page was last edited on 5 Decemberat The term sustainable development was coined in the paper Our Common Futurereleased by the Brundtland Commission. The World Conservation Strategy of the International Union for the Conservation of Naturewas the first report that included a very brief chapter on a concept called “sustainable development”.

The two are inseparable. Goals, Indicators, Values, and Practice”. Sustainable development portal United Nations portal. Sustaining the Potential Achievements. Producing More with Less. Economic Growth is the pillar that most groups focus on when attempting to attain more sustainable efforts and development.

The Brundtland Commission’s mandate was to: They do not necessarily reflect the views of the Commission. Gathering a body of global agreements”.

As a result of the work of the Brundtland Commission, the issue of sustainable development is on the agenda of numerous international and national institutions, as well as corporations and city efforts.

In the efforts continue with 45 new wind energy projects beginning in 25 different states. One example is William Ruckelshausformer head of the U. Retrieved from ” https: Archived from the original PDF on Choices for Environment and Development.

Item 83 e of the provisional agenda [1]. Particularly, the underlying problem of how to reduce poverty in low-income countries through more productive and industrialized economy without, in the process, exacerbating the global and local environmental burdens, remained unresolved.

Brundtland Report

Politicians, civil servants, and environmental experts make up the majority of the members. The three main pillars of sustainable brundtlsndrapporten include economic growth, environmental protection, and social equality. However, the Report was unable to identify the mode s of production that are responsible for degradation of the environment, and in the absence of analysing the principles governing market-led economic growth, the Report postulated that such growth could be reformed and expanded ; this lack of analysis resulted in an obfuscated-introduction of the term sustainable development.


This page was last edited on 21 Mayat In addition, key contributions of Our Common Future to the concept of sustainable development include the recognition that the many crises facing the planet are interlocking crises that are elements of a single crisis of the whole [4] and of the vital need for the active participation of all sectors of society in consultation and decisions relating to sustainable development. By brnudtlandrapporten this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Anthropization Anti-consumerism Earth Overshoot Day Ecological footprint Ethical Over-consumption Simple living Sustainability advertising Sustainability brand Sustainability marketing myopia Sustainable Systemic brundtlandraporten resistance Tragedy of the commons.

Conservation Crisis Efficiency Footprint Reclaimed. The Social Equality and Equity as pillars of sustainable development focus on the social well-being of people. The report sought to recapture the spirit of the Stockholm Conference which had introduced environmental concerns brundtlandrapportsn the formal political development sphere.

In this council government and business leaders come together to share ideas on how to 9187 sustainable development. Acronym List and Note on Terminology.

Brundtland Commission

There was a tangible need for a developmental concept brundtlandrapporyen would allow reconciling economic development with environmental protection.

Retrieved from ” https: Conservation Crisis Efficiency Footprint Reclaimed. Archived from the original on 5 April The ideas of neoliberalism and the institutions promoting economic globalization dominated the political agenda of the world’s then leading trading nations: Or download a Bookmarked pdf copy of the report from Wikisource. In the same resolution, the Assembly decided that, on matters within the mandate and purview ot the United Nations Environment Programme, the report ot the special commission should in the brundtlandrapportrn instance be considered by the Governing Council of the Programme, for transmission to the Assembly together with its comments, and for use as basic material in the preparation, for adoption by the Assembly, of the Environmental Perspective to the Year and Beyond.


Views differed on several questions: This level is striking and still needs to be addressed now and throughout the future.

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Anthropization Anti-consumerism Earth Overshoot Day Ecological footprint Ethical Over-consumption Simple living Sustainability advertising Sustainability brand Sustainability marketing myopia Sustainable Systemic change resistance Tragedy of the commons. Members of brundtlandrapportwn commission represent 21 different nations both developed and developing countries are included.

While the Commission was able to help to change the association between economic growth and resource extraction, the total worldwide consumption of resources is projected to increase in the future. The Brundtland Commission argues against the assertions of the Stockholm Conference on the Human Environment and provides an alternative perspective on sustainable development, unique from that of the World Conservation Strategy of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. In several ways, these challenges had grown. Wikisource has original text related to this article: The definition of this term in the report is quite well known and often cited:. Therefore, another characteristic that really sets this definition apart from others is the element of humanity that the Brundtland Commission integrates.

Archived PDF from the original on Bretton Woods was formed as an arrangement among the industrialized nation states, but was transformed into a global regime of ostensibly free markets that privileged multinational corporations and actually undermined the sovereignty of the very national communities that established Bretton Woods. This was to be achieved by redefining the concepts of “economic development” as the new idea of “sustainable development” – as it was called in the Brundtland Report.

Throughout this report, quotes from some of the many people who spoke at WCED public hearings appear in boxes to illustrate the range of opinions the Commission was exposed to during its three years of work.

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